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Group Cooking Classes New York City

join our group cooking classes for a unique culinary adventure. we're not just about classes; we're all about creating a fantastic experience. dive into the world of cooking from scratch, using high-quality ingredients. let's improve your kitchen skills together, making delicious dishes with a touch of expertise and a lot of fun!

Loza recipe for successful group cooking classes in New York: Passion, mixed with knowledge and wrapped in a great atmosphere.

At LOZA, we strongly believe that cooking is so much more than mere food preparation – it’s an immersive experience to be enjoyed. Our carefully crafted group cooking classes are designed to teach you the art of cooking from scratch, using fresh, quality ingredients and tips and tricks from an awarded private chef.

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Learn all the secrets from a master chef

Whether you’re a beginner looking for a way of entering into the culinary world or someone aiming to master their skills, there’s no better way to improve your cooking than by learning from a seasoned master chef. Whether you’re taking your first steps or seeking improvement, the guidance of a culinary expert will undoubtedly enhance your skills in the kitchen.

With LOZA’s Chef Zivko Radojcic, you’ll not only learn how to utilize ingredients to craft culinary delights, but you’ll also acquire invaluable insights and tips from a seasoned professional.

Join our group cooking classes in NYC where each lesson is an enriching experience, combining hands-on learning with expert guidance.

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Tailor made approach that fits your expectations

Whether you prefer personalized one-on-one classes or a group cooking class in NYC, our culinary agenda provides flexibility. With handpicked ingredients originating from local farms and expert guidance, you’ll quickly elevate your culinary skills. Don’t settle for ordinary cooking classes; discover the amazing difference with LOZA, where cooking becomes an extraordinary experience. Join us for a gastronomic adventure where every dish tells a story, and every lesson brings you closer to becoming a true culinary artist.

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Customized Culinary

Our crafted group cooking classes in New York are designed to suit not only your taste preferences but also cater to your specific dietary needs.

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Chef Guidance

Discover all the tips and tricks behind the recipe. Master the recipes of each culinary creation.


Our team can guide you through over 500 recipes from our extensive collection of dishes

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Delve into the cultural and historical significance of each dish, unraveling the stories and traditions behind the flavors and transforming your cooking into a blend of taste and history.

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Local Emphasis

Improve your culinary creations by highlighting the beauty of fresh, locally harvested ingredients. Let the essence of each ingredient shine, transforming your dishes into masterpieces.


Join us on a journey of culinary creativity by exploring artistic plating techniques, and elevating your dishes to new visual heights.


Organize classes at your utmost convenience, ensuring a stress-free and enjoyable cooking experience tailored to your schedule.

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We promise not just a good time but an exceptional experience filled with enjoyable moments that will be stuck in your memory forever.


Discover the secrets to world-class cuisine

Embark on a culinary adventure and discover the hidden secrets of delectable dishes from across the globe. Our group cooking classes in New York promise a unique experience that transcends the ordinary basics of cooking. Tailored to the preferences of each group, we offer classes in renowned international cuisines, allowing you to expand your culinary repertoire with confidence.
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Please note that we do only private cooking classes at your location (home or venue). If you don’t have or don’t want to use your kitchen space we can help you find one to rent. We work with a few venues in Manhattan.

    Frequently Asked Questions

    What can group cooking classes teach me?

    Cooking classes offer a comprehensive learning experience, providing valuable skills and knowledge for enthusiasts at any level. You can expect to learn fundamental cooking techniques, knife skills, and the art of flavor balancing. Classes often cover recipe variations, ingredient substitutions, and culinary terminology. Beyond the practical aspects, you’ll gain insights into meal planning, food safety, and presentation. Our classes aim to cultivate confidence in the kitchen, fostering creativity and a deeper appreciation for the culinary arts. Whether you’re a beginner or a seasoned cook, our diverse curriculum ensures you acquire a versatile set of skills, allowing you to create delicious and impressive dishes with ease.

    Why are group cooking classes fun?

    Cooking classes are inherently enjoyable for several reasons. Firstly, they provide a hands-on and interactive learning experience, turning the process of preparing meals into a dynamic and engaging activity. The social aspect also adds a fun element, fostering camaraderie as you share the kitchen with fellow enthusiasts. Exploring diverse recipes and ingredients introduces an element of excitement and curiosity, making each class a culinary adventure. Additionally, the satisfaction of creating a delicious dish from scratch and the opportunity to taste your creations amplify the enjoyment. Ultimately, the blend of learning, socializing, and the joy of cooking makes each class a delightful and fun-filled experience.

    Can Zivko teach us about Italian cuisine?

    Of course! Here is what is available in our cooking class:<

    • Cavatelli with pesto alla genovese
    • Chicken saltimbocca (rolled with sage and prosciutto)
    • Polenta a la Tavola
    • Mascarpone mousse with coffee sauce

    The length of the class includes 2.5 hours of cooking instructions followed by a 1-hour sit-down meal.

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    Do I need prior experience to join group cooking classes in New York City?

    No prior experience is required. Our classes cater to all skill levels, from beginners to seasoned cooks. Our instructors tailor the content to ensure everyone benefits and enjoys the learning process.

    For Beginners:

    If you’re a novice, our classes serve as an excellent introduction to the basics of cooking. Our patient and experienced instructor Zivko guides you through fundamental techniques, helping you build a strong foundation. You’ll gain confidence in handling ingredients, using kitchen tools, and understanding cooking terminology.

    For Intermediate and Advanced Cooks:

    For those with some culinary expertise, our classes offer opportunities to refine your skills, experiment with new flavors, and elevate your dishes to the next level. We provide advanced techniques, insider tips, and challenges to keep your passion for cooking alive and thriving.

    A Supportive Community:

    No matter your skill level, you’ll find a welcoming community in our classes. Learning alongside individuals with varying levels of experience creates a collaborative atmosphere where participants share insights, learn from each other, and celebrate the joy of cooking together.

    Are cooking classes hands-on or demonstration-based?

    Our classes prioritize hands-on learning to provide a practical and immersive experience. You’ll actively participate in preparing dishes, enhancing your confidence and proficiency in the kitchen with Zivko the master chef.

    What culinary programs are available?

    Zivko offers a variety of programs including:

    Pastry Fundamentals – You’ll learn the basics of baking world-renowned pastry staples, from traditional bread and butter recipes prepared for former President of Yugoslavia, Josip Broz Tito. The dishes were prepared by Chef Zivko’s aunt who was the president’s pastry chef for over 20 years.

    Pasta from Scratch – You will learn to make fresh pasta from scratch and more than that! 2.5 hours of preparation and cooking followed by a 1-hour sit-down lunch or dinner.

    Brunch Dishes – Learn how to make Chef’s favorite brunch dishes influenced by his childhood.

    Spanish Cuisine – Learn how to make some of the traditional Spanish staples.

    Kids & Cookies – Enquire via contact form.

    Walk Through Paris – Learn French classics like Quiche Lorianne, Coq au vin, or Chocolate molten cake.

    Italian Dishes – We’ll enjoy a trip to Italy through some homemade Italian cuisine.

    Steak Dishes – Learn how to pick and cook the perfect steak in a 3-hour hands-on class.

    Sushi – You will learn the basics of sushi crafts like Miso soup, Philadelphia roll, Spicy tuna roll, Shrimp tempura roll, and matcha cookies.

    Balkan Cuisine – Balkan cuisine and authentic family recipes by Chef Zivko.

    You can always ask Zivko to create a custom cooking class just for you!

    Are group cooking classes hands-on or demonstration-based?

    LOZA cooking classes are designed to provide an immersive and hands-on experience, allowing participants to actively engage in the culinary process. Unlike purely demonstration-based classes, we believe in the power of experiential learning. This hands-on approach ensures that each participant not only observes but also practices the techniques, enhancing their practical skills and confidence in the kitchen.

    During the classes, you’ll have the opportunity to work directly with the ingredients, master various cooking methods, and refine your culinary techniques under the guidance of Chef Zivko. This interactive format fosters a dynamic and collaborative atmosphere, encouraging participants to ask questions, share insights, and learn from both the instructor and fellow enthusiasts.

    Our commitment to hands-on learning goes beyond merely following a recipe – it’s about understanding the nuances of flavors, textures, and techniques. Whether you’re a beginner seeking to grasp the fundamentals or an experienced cook looking to refine your skills, our hands-on cooking classes provide a platform for continuous learning, creativity, and, most importantly, a whole lot of fun in the kitchen. Join us for an enriching culinary journey where every class is an opportunity to explore, experiment, and savor the joys of cooking.